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Henning Larsen’s Spiraling Novo Nordisk Complex is a Green Haven for Danish Employees

Posted By Tafline Laylin On August 31, 2011 @ 8:35 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,Features | No Comments

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Henning Larsen’s [2] latest project is a spiraling green haven for Novo Nordisk employees in Denmark. Just five days after we featured their Viborg Town Hall [3], one of Denmark’s most celebrated architectural firms has designed a new commercial building that adheres to the strictest environmental standards. The 35,000 square meter complex in Bagsværd, Denmark features sublime landscaping and two light-filled office buildings [4] that are sure to make employees as excited (well, as much as they possibly can be) about going to work.



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As the new headquarters for Novo Nordisk, this latest Henning Larsen project [6] will be reserved mostly for the company’s top management and administrative staff. Combined, the offices can accommodate up to 1,100 employees and are situated on a verdant, tree-lined property [7] designed to provide an uplifting working environment. The distinction between the natural and built environment are blurred somewhat by the bright, spiraling six-storey central volume that is interspersed with even more trees.

+ Henning Larsen Architects [2]


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2011/08/Henning-Larsen-Novo-Nordisk-2.png

[2] Henning Larsen’s: http://www.henninglarsen.com/news/archive/2011/08/new-corporate-centre-for-novo-nordisk.aspx

[3] Viborg Town Hall: http://inhabitat.com/henning-larsens-viborg-town-hall-boasts-a-sloped-plane-of-gradated-greenery/

[4] light-filled office buildings: http://inhabitat.com/steven-holl-unveils-light-filled-glasgow-school-of-art/

[5] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2011/08/Henning-Larsen-Novo-Nordisk-1.png

[6] this latest Henning Larsen project: http://inhabitat.com/new-canary-islands-concert-hall-has-a-semi-intelligent-shading-facade/

[7] verdant, tree-lined property: http://inhabitat.com/inhabitat-attends-an-inspiring-and-soggy-woodland-design-lab-camping-trip-in-wales/

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